verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of gimmick
Examples from the Web for gimmicky
The gimmicky stuff might get a laugh or two, but as for setting up successful sexytime/actual relationships?
Today we asked whether Ron Paul deriding Secret Service protection as "welfare" was gimmicky or insightful.Poll Results: Ron Paul Has No Secret Service Protection Because He Can't Win|Noah Kristula-Green|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In contrast, the anti-Romney commercials being aired by the Gingrich campaign are far more complicated, gimmicky, and petty.Republican Political Ads in Florida: Why Romney's Are Best|Judith Grey|January 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rage shares that ambition, even though its release is gimmicky.
And he attacked the gimmicky politics of Washington in his opening remarks.
British Dictionary definitions for gimmicky
Word Origin for gimmick
Word Origin and History for gimmicky (1 of 2)
1926 (in Maine & Grant's "Wise-Crack Dictionary," which defines it as "a device used for making a fair game crooked"), American English, perhaps an alteration of gimcrack, or an anagram of magic.